Car accidents happen with alarming frequency on South Texas roads. According to the Texas Department of Transportation, there were 12,897 serious injury crashes in Texas in 2019 with 15,843 people sustaining a serious injury. There are many scenarios that can lead to a car accident, but in many cases, it comes down to driver negligence.
A More Thorough Accounting of Damages Can Recover More Under Texas Accident Law?
If you are hurt in any vehicle accident, you are entitled to receive compensation for many different types of damages, which include:
All of your medical bills caused by the accident: both past and future; this includes the payment of all aftercare and prescribed therapy: physical, emotional, and occupational.
Property damage to both your vehicle and its contents.
Lost wages from time spent in recovery at a hospital or while you’re convalescing at home.
Lost earning capacity due to long-term disability.
Your physical pain and suffering.
Emotional and mental distress, including that of surviving family members in the event that the case is one of wrongful death.
There is no limit to how much money you can recover through a vehicle accident personal injury lawsuit. Still, you must seek a legal professional to help you protect your rights, and you must make every effort to receive treatment for your injuries so that you will recover as best you can.
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